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Wednesday, 9th of June BBC2, 1.00 pm

SH Line Producer | 18:10 UK time, Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Today's 'See Hear' comes from the Chelsea Flower Show, an annual event organised by the Royal Horticultural Society.


Rhada takes a stroll through the amazing show gardens hoping to pick up some inspiration for her parents' garden, which is need of some sprucing up.


She takes a closer look at the Children's Society garden, the 'Eden Project garden', the 'Rhubarb Crumble and Custard' garden and the 'Road to Recovery' garden in aid of 'Help for Heroes' charity.


Rhada also gets to talk to garden designers and expert growers and mingles with other garden enthusiasts visiting the flower show, such as celebrities Christopher Biggins, Helen Mirren, Jayne Torvill and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.


The Chelsea Flower Show has been held at the RoyalHospital in Chelsea for the last 88 years, since its inception in 1913.

Many people come here to admire the gardens, which are displayed on an 11 acre site. The Great Pavilion alone is the size of two football pitches.

It is also an important occasion for growers from all over the world to show off their new creations, in the hope of winning a coveted RHS medal.


If you would like to find out more about the Chelsea flower show please follow this link:



And if you are interested in Gardeners World Live, which

takes place next week from the 16th June to 20th June at the NEC in Birmingham, then take a look at  http://www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com



And we meet James Clark, who was diagnosed with sensory neural loss at a young age, which left him with substantial hearing loss.

Despite or maybe because of having had to cope with difficult times whilst growing up, including being bullied at school, James is determined to make something of his life and still harbours an ambition to be a professional race driver.


See Hear catches up with James at the Clay Pigeon Raceway, one of the UK's leading kart circuits, set in the Dorset countryside as James is about to embark on his first ever Easy Kart championship race.


And although things are not going quite to plan on the day, James is not one to easily give up...

He is certainly one to watch out for in the future!


Easy Kart is licensed racing at an entry level. It is run under the umbrella of the MSA, the Motor Sports Association.

Many of today's F1 stars including the reigning British F1 World Champion Jenson Button all started their driving careers in karts.


If you want to find out more about easy kart racing, please follow this link: http://www.easykart.co.uk



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